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Friday, January 15

Families of Troubles victims continue their struggle for truth: The Irish Times
Susan McKay

Arlene Foster cautious over hopes of Troubles legacy resolution: Belfast Telegraph

Foster cautious on bridging Troubles impasse by May: The News Letter

Time for a genuine Fresh Start at Stormont: Irish News
Alex Kane

Can Arlene Foster make Northern Ireland smiles better in the future?: Impartial Reporter

New SDLP leader – I am a republican: The News Letter

Colum Eastwood hoping to start afresh as SDLP leader: Irish News
John Manley

Former Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon to contest Assembly election in north Belfast for SDLP: Belfast Telegraph

Kennedy and Ni Chuilin in name-calling dispute: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Is it so hard ever to say Northern Ireland or Londonderry?: The News Letter

Bryson – Peter Robinson joked that he was once 'more hardline' than me: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Treatment of Maghaberry Prison staff 'barbaric': UTV

Concern that jail scanners may be republican prisoner concession: The News Letter

Sinn Fein – Unionists see Irish language as "source of cultural enjoyment": The News Letter

Inquest date for IRA man shot by police must not be missed, warns judge: The News Letter

Family make appeal 'give us justice for Paul': Ulster Star

Northern Ireland's female politicians must lead drive for equality at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Flanagan tells Foster 1916 events will be inclusive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

First Minister, Arlene Foster makes views known over 1916 Easter Rising commemoration: Impartial Reporter

Martin McGuinness says commemorations are 'unifying force': Irish News

1916 commemorations are about the future and the past: Irish News
Martin McGuinness

Mary Lou criticises Labour's 'insulting' childcare plan, Joan brings up the IRA:
Órla Ryan

Brexit would be challenging for Northern Ireland, says CBI's David Gavaghan: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

James Reilly says baptising children for State school admission 'is wrong': Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

New first minister rejects idea of new football anthem: BBC
Gareth Gordon

SDLP's Margaret Ritchie left red-faced after iPad spontaneously plays 'Jerusalem' at Westminster: Belfast Telegraph

How to make a song and dance of the anthem debate: The Independent
Tom Peck

English anthem has implications for Union: The Scotsman
Joyce McMillan

I'm sure the Queen could cope with a new English national anthem: The Spectator
Tristram Hunt

Anglicans step back from brink of schism over homosexuality: Daily Telegraph
John Bingham

Thursday, January 14

Mary Lou McDonald to consider role as Sinn Féin leader: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Arlene Foster joins Martin McGuinness at public engagement: Belfast Telegraph

Ministerial curveball from First Minister Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A year of historical significance with an opportunity for future politics: Irish News
Allison Morris

SF use of term 'north of Ireland' is unclear: The News Letter
Danny Kennedy

Police want to speak to these 14 men over trouble in North Belfast last year: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

Colin Duffy 'targeted in Majorca MI5 sting operation': BBC

Young mother weeps as she recalls how RIRA gangster 'Fat Deccy' was shot in face outside Dublin crèche: Irish Independent
Alan O'Keeffe

Can you help police identify these people over Belfast Anti-Internment Parade disorder: Belfast Telegraph

Republican prisoners back Tyrone man on punishment block: Irish News
Connla Young

Kevin Skelton calls for Dublin to pay victim's groups: Ulster Herald
Ryan McAleer

Truth and reconciliation? The reality is Northern Ireland will have neither: New Statesman
Kevin Meagher

Push to reveal secret files on Gibraltar killings: UTV
Sharon O'Neill

Review after barristers cleared of misconduct in IRA rape case: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

North-south task force is called on to target Border 'millionaires': Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Sinn Féin councillor in housing benefits probe: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Adams' crucial coded warnings to Robinson: Village
Frank Connolly

Full McConnell trial cost figures emerge, but total unclear (Jan 12): Newtownabbey Times
Adam Kula

Pastor McConnell court victory means round one to free speech but the fight hasn't ended: Belfast Telegraph
Mick Hume

The McConnell ruling suggests such a case could happen again (Jan 7): The News Letter
Peter Lynas

Irish centre parties hold firm as voters put faith in recovery: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Church events in January to highlight 1916 centenaries (Jan 7): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

The legacy of 1916 should be to liberate, and not to denigrate, the Ireland of today: Irish Independent
Ivan Yates

Brian Hayes MEP – Ireland would need special deal from EU if Britain leaves: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

Cross-party group proposes new Act of Union to save United Kingdom from Scottish independence: The Herald
Michael Settle

Peter Hain sets out vision to turn devolution 'on its head':
David Williamson

Annus horribilis? 2016 could see UK leave EU, which could make Scotland leave UK: Times of India
Andrew Hammond

England teams deserve their own national anthem Labour MP claims as Parliament is blasted with hours of 'Jerusalem' playing on repeat outside: Daily Mail
Tim Sculthorpe

Should English National Sports Change Anthem?:
Jon Craig

Want an English national anthem? Then it's time to boo God Save the Queen: Daily Telegraph
Alex Marshall

Wednesday, January 13

Peter Robinson strikes conciliatory note as he bows out with Martin McGuinness tribute: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Robinson – We live in a new era with devolution secure: The News Letter

McGuinness will 'stay on for next Assembly term': UTV

Arlene Foster seeks accord on legacy issues: The News Letter

New headmistress Arlene Foster makes her mark on first day of term: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP's Edwin Poots – Remarks on Arlene Foster 'not sexist': BBC

Father Ted writer Graham Linehan says Edwin Poots 'sexist' praise of Arlene Foster shows challenge facing Northern Ireland abortion campaigners: Belfast Telegraph

Foster plays down claims of 'sexist remarks' on her elevation: The News Letter

Poots comments misplaced, sexist and outdated: Irish News
Allison Morris

Arlene Foster – DUP's Christian values will not change: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Goodwill for Arlene Foster in her challenging new role: The News Letter

SDLP'S Colum Eastwood ready to reboot 'most successful party in Irish history': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Bryson to manage Patterson election campaign: UTV

UDA's hammer horror shame – Bangor woman speaks out: The Sunday Life
Ali Gordon

Adams – FF TDs offended by Martin calling SF 'a mafia organisation': Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Talk of coalition with Sinn Féin is damaging to FF, says McGrath: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan and Kevin Doyle

New online tool calculates Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein are very closely compatiable:
Roy Cashin

Sinn Féin would need 'Pauline conversion' to gain backing – Ross: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Bloody Sunday – Rallying call for people to support 'March for Justice': Derry Journal

Conservative Club honours IRA bomber Gerry McGivern by lowering Union flag to half mast: The Sunday Life
Ciaran Barnes

éirígí Newry welcomes Irish language street sign in Derrybeg: Newry Times

£14,000 Irish Language Act consultation spend condemned: Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster praises Queen as 'tremendous leader' on school visit: Belfast Telegraph

International Peace murals come down to reflect 1916 Rising: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Kenny says Foster should speak about her views of Rising: The Irish Times
Ciarán D'Arcy

Government betrays the Republic in desire to placate the ghosts of 1916: The Irish Times
Seamus Murphy

Arlene Foster is right to snub Ireland's 1916 commemoration: The Guardian
Malachi O'Doherty

Foster right to have no truck with Rising events: Irish News
Brian Feeney

'Nothing to worry about', claims MP in expenses probe: Belfast Telegraph
Joe Churcher

Northern Ireland takes another step towards 12.5pc tax rate: Irish Independent
Paul O'Donoghue

DPP appealing leniency of Pearse McAuley sentence (Jan 11): Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

First use of Evel at Westminster condemned by SNP as an "absolute mess": The Herald
Michael Settle

English votes for English laws 'is driving Scotland out' of the UK, SNP MP claims: ITV
Libby Wiener

Tuesday, January 12

Political leaders welcome Arlene Foster as new First Minister: Belfast Telegraph

There will be no honeymoon period, Foster told: The News Letter

Foster would attend GAA game but rules out Rising gesture: Irish News
John Manley

Enda Kenny 'disappointed' at Foster's attitude to 1916: The News Letter

Arlene Foster softens position on marking Easter Rising: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Arlene's Rising comments a disappointing start: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

With upcoming elections, Arlene Foster has to hit ground running: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New Year, new First Minister... but will there be new politics?: Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambré

Can Arlene Foster save Ulster from misogyny?: The Irish Times
Máire Braniff and Sophie Whiting

First Minister Arlene Foster – Changing of the Stormont guard: Irish Examiner

New first minister sounds a positive note: Irish News

Arlene Foster deserves our full support: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson 'leaves enormous political shoes to fill': UTV

McGuinness hails Robinson's leadership and friendship: The News Letter

Hatch condemns Latest Failure of DUP/Sinn Fein Coalition: Lurgan Mail

David McNarry – 'The Stormont Assembly as we know it is on its last legs': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Somerville to step down from Assembly 'due to stress': Ulster Herald
Ryan McAleer

Tyrone man accused of bomb attack on Catholic PSNI officer is released on bail: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Former IRA hunger striker to speak at Eirigi 1916 event: Irish News
Connla Young

IRA's numerous atrocities cast a long shadow over Rising centenary: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Sinn Fein's attempt to rewrite the history of 1916 is colossally stupid: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Mary Lou McDonald insists Gerry Adams staying on as Sinn Fein chief: Irish Mirror
Blanaid Murphy

Sinn Féin 'not stealing our republican clothes...They're a mafia group', says Martin: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Sinn Fein loves to smear Catholics who object to them: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Outspoken Pastor attracted thousands to his 'Gospel crusades' (Jan 5): The News Letter

Expense claims of DUP MP Jim Shannon to be investigated: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Why Sinn Féin MLA's libel is not covered by Stormont insurance: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Senator George Mitchell to lead 2016 NYC St Patrick's Day Parade (Jan 6): Irish Voice/
Debbie McGoldrick

Granuaile club in bid to exclude Irish Guards GAA team: BBC

GAA stalls proposal to kick out Irish Guards team: The News Letter

MSPs to discuss Offensive Behaviour at Football Act: BBC

Hyslop calls for federal BBC as director general prepares to face MSPs: The Herald
Magnus Gardham

Monday, January 11

Gerry Adams not about to quit as leader, says Sinn Fein: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

The audacity of Gerry Adams (Jan 10): Sunday Independent

Arlene Foster – DUP leader to become new NI first minister: BBC

Arlene Foster makes history as Northern Ireland's new leader: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Foster's C of I background will not matter, say DUP members: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New First Minister Arlene Foster vows to keep NI 'moving forward': The News Letter
Mark Rainey

I want to make sure our children grow up in a better Northern Ireland than I did: Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster makes history to become 'queen of the hill, top of the heap': (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

New First Minister Foster is now playing for high stakes: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

MI5, PSNI and NIO worried about Provo defections: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

ISIS may be working in Northern Ireland with former Provos, claims Ukip's McNarry: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Somme parade cost more than £160,000 to police: Irish News
John Monaghan

New head of Orange Order James Anderson in parades body vow: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Parading is 'in our DNA' says former Church leader: Irish News

McCrossan looking forward to 'rebuilding the SDLP': Ulster Herald

Councils pledge nearly £500,000 to Easter Rising and Somme events: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Arlene Foster – Easter Rising was attack on democracy: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Arlene Foster accused of 'narrowness' over 1916 events: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Government 'fears to speak of Easter Week': Irish Examiner
Danny Morrison

New policing authority lacks independence and scope: The Irish Times
John O'Brien

Bill Clinton's sympathy over 'all those crazies' in the UUP (Jan 10): Irish News
Brendan Hughes

US congressman honoured at Dublin ceremony: RTE

Invitation dilemma for Irish soccer bodies: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Councillors lose the plot over civic football invitation: Irish News
Claire Simpson

What we can all learn from outcome of McConnell case (Jan 10): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Political pressure mounts on Britain to return disputed Sir Hugh Lane art collection to Dublin: The Independent
Doug Bolton

More have died by suicide that were killed during Troubles: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Saoirse Ronan being claimed by the UK is not 'a compliment' (Jan 9): The Irish Times
Donald Clarke

'It came out wrong' – Sky News reporter apologises for claiming Saoirse Ronan as British: Sunday Independent
Denise Calnan

Unionists still on the fence when it comes to EU exit vote: Irish Examiner
Mary C. Murphy

If Britain votes to leave the EU, Scotland could vote to end Britain: The Spectator
Charles Moore

This is the week the Anglican church might fall apart: Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

Sunday, January 10

Theresa Villiers called upon to quit if she campaigns to leave EU: The Guardian
Henry McDonald and Toby Helm

Truth about Troubles killings may never come out: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

No action taken on terror monuments in past five years: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Man taken in car and beaten with baseball bats: UTV

Electoral Commission bars party's 'misleading' logo: The News Letter

Suzanne Breen on Ann Travers troll – Criticising someone for their politics one thing, doing it because of their illness just contemptible: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

It's no wonder Seamus Mallon is getting uppity: Irish News
Alex Kane

Catholic birth rates spurred unionists into making 1998 deal, Clinton suggested: The News Letter

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links:
Dan MacGuill

Blair has treated IRA Libya victims as fools: The News Letter
Willie Frazer

Children of the new Northern Ireland: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Speculation mounts over Adams's future as SF leader: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Slab Murphy sentencing won't harm SF's election bid – Adams: Sunday Independent
Kathryn Hayes

Sinn Féin accused of 'cosying up' to Fianna Fáil before elections:

Club set to object to British army GAA team: Irish Examiner
Robert Mulhern

Alliance gave weight to divisive SDLP plan for joint football reception: The News Letter
Owen Polley

Euro Finals a chance to show mutual respect (Jan 7): Irish News

A Sky News reporter reckons referring to Saoirse Ronan as British is 'a compliment':
Rónán Duffy

Ex-DUP MLA appointed to cross-border business body (Jan 7): Irish News
John Manley

Community groups invited to apply for funding from seized crime assets: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Top prosecutor must be removed over Pastor McConnell (Jan 6): The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Rev Brown – McConnell's 'Islam is satanic' views are backed up in Bible and Confession: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

The freedom to offend: The Irish Times

The real threat to the country doesn't come from dissidents: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

It's not easy being a Prod – and here's the reason why: Londonderry Sentinel

No extending abortion act to Northern Ireland, first female leader says (Jan 6): The Guardian
Henry McDonald

'Dire' split looms as Anglican rivals use separate rooms at summit: Sunday Telegraph
John Bingham

Saturday, January 9

Nesbitt 'shares concerns of Troubles families' over fresh Stormont deal: Belfast Telegraph

James Nesbitt shares victims' concerns over Fresh Start: The News Letter

Flags on lampposts – How do Northern Ireland people feel about them?: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

Watton says Unionists 'want fair share of Council money': Coleraine Times
Nichola Neill

Dungiven sports row – legal action begins: Coleraine Times
Niall Deeney

Mullan – Unionists risk legal action if they continue to block Dungiven sports centre: Ballymoney Times
Una Culkin

Rejection of new leisure centre in Dungiven is troubling: Belfast Telegraph
Caral Ni Chuilin

US republican denies trolling IRA critic Ann Travers over cancer: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign:
Hugh O'Connell

Gerry Adams – 'I work on the basis my phone is being tapped': Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Sinn Fein's Phil Flanagan tweets apology to unionist MP Tom Elliott after UDR shooting remarks: Belfast Live
Alan Erwin and Chris Kilpatrick

Fine Gael Minister rules out Coalition with SF or FF: Irish Examiner

Concern prison officer could be killed as 11 attacks are reported in two months at Maghaberry: Belfast Telegraph

Head of prison service questioned need for independent Maghaberry fire probe:
Niall McCracken

PSNI – Derry security alert ends: Derry Journal

We must do our duty for veterans: Belfast Telegraph

Troubles never far from topic of Blair and Clinton talks: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Libyan assets of £9bn 'can't be used for IRA victims': The News Letter
Adam Kula

Modern Ireland's quiet revolution – An age unimaginable to 1916: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Band Forum planning to mark Somme and Rising with unique commemorative work: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Ireland wants Britain to hand back priceless impressionist paintings in 100 year row: Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

Parts of A5 carriageway to be built on flood plain: Ulster Herald

'We can take her as one of our own' – Sky News claim Saoirse Ronan is British during BAFTA report: Irish Independent
Sasha Brady

Weak-willed Cameron's Euro gamble could rip UK asunder: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Burns Night Blunder – Facebook slammed for using UNION JACK emoji to highlight traditional Scottish occasion: Scottish Daily Record

Big Issue – Does England need its own anthem?: Stoke Sentinel
Tom Burnett

Friday, January 8

Victims' group demands end to weekend release for terrorist prisoners: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Gerry Adams says 'Slab' conviction will not damage Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Arlene Foster's first priority a rising UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Sinn Fein fundraiser's partner slammed over Ann Travers tweet: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley Houston

Travers remark 'typical of online abuse of IRA victims': The News Letter

PSNI resources must be boosted to prevent dissident republican carnage, union warns: Belfast Live
Chris Kilpatrick

North Derry Republicans' claim gun attack in Gortnaghey: Derry Journal

Drugs case against Derry republican dropped (Jan 7): Irish News
Connla Young

PUP silent on claims Belfast councillor to quit party: The News Letter

Unionist councillors accused of 'going back to sectarian politics': Irish News
John Monaghan

Prominent loyalist Mark Harbinson refused bail on gun charges: BBC

Orange Volunteers banner found at Mark Harbinson home, court told: The News Letter

Belfast reception for Republic and Northern Ireland teams 'looks doomed by timetables': Belfast Telegraph
Jim Gracey

Lessons to be learnt from divisive council football vote: The News Letter
Jim Rodgers

Tony Blair phone records: Bill Clinton told PM: 'We've taken our licks for Gerry Adams': Belfast Telegraph

Declassified files – NIO saw Molyneaux as master of survival who lacked will to lead (Jan 5): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Adams claims Kenny accepts partition: RTE

Gerry Adams – Enda just doesn't get 1916:
Hugh O'Connell

Arlene Foster – I won't be associated with 1916 Easter Rising events: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Republicans disappointed over Foster Rising commemoration remarks: Irish News
John Manley

Flanagan says 1916 events in US must be 'inclusive': The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

A politically correct Easter 1916 remembrance: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Remember 1916, when we had guts and self-esteem? (Jan 3): Sunday Independent
Niamh Horan

Pastor McConnell 'was prepared to go to prison': UTV
Damien Edgar

Amnesty clarifies its position on trial of pastor for Muslim remarks: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

We have a duty to look after troops: Belfast Telegraph
Brenda Hale

Paddy Doherty – Veteran civil rights activist dies: BBC

Martin McGuinness MLA has expresses condolences to the wife and family of Paddy 'Bogside' Doherty: Derry Journal

Paddy Bogside helped to transform his city: Irish News

Former Sinn Féin special adviser joins Arts Council board (Jan 6): Irish News
Connla Young

Ireland will not hold EU, ballot, says Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Most Irish people would vote to stay in the EU given the chance:
Paul Hosford

Irish lessons – What Britain can learn from Northern Ireland about jobs for minorities: The Economist

It's time in 2016 to grant Irish abroad the right to vote: The Irish Times
Kevin Sullivan

Thursday, January 7

Hamas-style rockets being developed by dissidents: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Philip Ryan

Picking a favourite to replace Martin McGuinness is no easy task: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Hoping for less of the same old politics in 2016 (Dec 18): Irish News
Alex Kane

Fresher-faced SDLP needs to consider opposition role: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Brian McIlhagga murder – Police link UDA to Ballymoney killing as new appeal is issued (Jan 5): BBC

Dallat demand action against the UDA on McIlhagga anniversary: Coleraine Times

Julie Ann Corr Johnston set to resign from PUP: Irish News
Allison Morris

Suspects PSNI want to question over parade riots: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley Houston

Sinn Fein man calls Deputy Mayor a 'd***head' in council chamber: Ballymena Times
Victoria Leonard

Causeway Council again opposes Dungiven leisure centre plan: BBC

Campbell – Hume was played like trout: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Hooded Men say authorities are 'waiting for them to die': UTV
Alan Erwin

Roadside memorial for Kingsmill victims 40 years after massacre: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Kingsmills 40 years on – Legacy of 1916 stymied Garda fight against IRA (Jan 5): The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Tony Blair denies blocking Libya compensation for IRA victims: BBC
Mark Devenport

Barra McGrory under fire for 'ridiculous' court cases: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Defiant 'Satanic Islam' case pastor feted like modern pop star and vows to keep on preaching Gospel: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Unrequited tolerance for pastor's 'poor translation' of theology: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

It is hugely disturbing that Pastor McConnell was put in the dock: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

James McConnell victory for free speech brings happy ending to pantomime: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Pastor McConnell had the right to make nasty comments about Islam: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Fr Patrick McCafferty – McConnell case 'waste of money' (Jan 6): Irish News
Claire Simpson

Free speech, even when grossly offensive, has to be defended: The Guardian
Roy Greenslade

Pastor's remarks offensive but not criminal (Jan 6): Irish News

Mary Robinson vs Peter Robinson – two former Irish heads of State up for international peace award: Irish Post
James Mulhall

PUP leader Billy Hutchinson going to the dogs with football protest threat: Irish News
Allison Morris

Insight – Study of Scots role in Easter Rising controversy (Jan 3): The Scotsman
Euan McColm

Who owns legacy of 1916 Easter Rising? (Dec 31): BBC
Shane Harrison

Brexit would mean return of border in the North, warns Kenny: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Aberdeen fan who called young Celtic supporter Jay Beatty a 'disabled piece of s***' is banned from football for a year: Scottish Daily Record
Charlotte Thomson

Wednesday, January 6

Former RAF pilot talks of 'respect' for beliefs of IRA attackers: BBC

Kingsmill massacre anniversary – 'We need to know the truth': The Irish Times
Susan McKay

Kingsmills 40 years on – No deadline on justice, says Foster: The News Letter

Kingsmills 40 years on – We cannot move on until the truth is finally revealed: The News Letter

Omagh trial republican rejects Kingsmill involvement: Irish News
Allison Morris

Kingsmills 40 years on – victims of 'ethnic cleansing': The News Letter

Kingsmills 40 years on – Heartless ghouls robbed me of close friends: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Iraq shows SF face big task over state killings: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Declassified files – Black taxi terror links halted public transport privatisation: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Resolve legacy issues, Dublin minister Charlie Flanagan urges: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Another milestone reached on difficult road to stability in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Charlie Flanagan

Somali man's Belfast home targeted in 'hate crimes': UTV

Police release images amid July disorder probe: UTV

Garret Fitzgerald reached out to nemesis Charlie Haughey over Sinn Féin's support of the IRA: Irish Post
James Mulhall

God Save The Queen unlikely to be scrapped as football anthem – Kate Hoey: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Belfast City Council votes to host joint reception for Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland Euro 2106 teams: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Protestant Coalition to hold protest over joint football reception: Irish News
Marie Louise McConville

Pastor McConnell not guilty of 'grossly offensive' remarks about Islam: BBC

Robinson support for McConnell sparked widespread outrage: Irish News
John Manley

I would preach sermon again – pastor cleared of Muslim hate speech: Irish Independent
Lesley-Anne McKeown and David Young

Belfast Islamic Centre unhappy at McConnell verdict: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Politicians rapped for Narrow Water bridge U-turn: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionist squabble over Easter Rising centenary plans: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

McGuinness expresses sympathy at death of Liam Clarke: Derry Journal

Why Irish atheists still need the Catholic Church: The Irish Times
Joe Humphreys

Villiers free to campaign for Brexit: Irish News
John Manley

When I Supported The Terrorists: The Federalist
David Marcus

Tuesday, January 5

Family seek answers about murdered naval officer: Irish News
Allison Morris

Kingsmill massacre survivor pleads for 'truth and justice': Belfast Telegraph

Derry cases amongst 'Troubles' legacy hearings at Belfast Court: Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

Delays in inquests are 'frustrating' justice: Irish News
Allison Morris

Not too late to get justice for families of these massacres: Belfast Telegraph

Arlene has the right stuff to make a difference: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Forging a working relationship with Sinn Fein is Foster's biggest challenge: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Distant deal paved way to pack up Troubles (Jan 2): Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

A new year that needs new thinking...: UTV
Brian Rowan

Recent petrol bomb attacks seperate incidents – PSNI: Banbridge Leader

Alban Maginness due to retire after 30 years in the SDLP: Irish News
John Manley

Boy, 13, may be targeted by paramilitaries if he keeps offending, judge tells him: Belfast Live
George Jackson

Irish Army feared calls for troops to cross border (Dec 30): Irish News

Declassified files – Chief Constable felt loyalist marchers aided IRA: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Garret FitzGerald notes partial apology by UK editor for Irish 'pig' comments (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Fiona Gartland

'It doesn't make me any less Irish' accepting MBE says former republican internee Pat McCarthy: Belfast Telegraph

More Irish passports issued through London than NI: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Attack on court comes amid fears over witness safety (Dec 21): Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

DUP rejects Easter Rising spend but backs £50,000 Somme centenary: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Embrace your Irishness and celebrate 1916: The Irish Times
Una Mullally

From struggle to peace – remembering the Rising (Jan 2): Irish Independent

Verdict due on 'anti-Islam' preacher James McConnell: Belfast Telegraph

What the McConnell trial has taught me about friendship (Dec 24): The News Letter
Muhammad Al-Hussaini

Risk of Britain voting to leave the EU 'now at 50%': Irish Examiner
Geoff Percival

Rangers to work with police after "inappropriate singing" by fans at Hibs match (Dec 30): The Herald
Graeme Macpherson

Monday, January 4

Harbinson gun same rare type asused to kill IRA leader: Irish News

Assembly election is about more than winning seats: Irish News

Man escapes injury in petrol bomb attack in Banbridge, County Down: BBC

Mallon misunderstood on his criticism of John Hume: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Provos used Hume to acquire veneer of respectability (Jan 3): Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Maghaberry prison – Follow-up inspection at Europe's 'most dangerous jail': BBC
Vincent Kearney

Catholic priest condemns former taoiseach for his anti-IRA sentiments: The News Letter

UVF murder families still want truth, 40 years on: The News Letter
David Young

Kingsmill relatives prepare to remember their dead: Irish News
Connla Young

Lenihan sought terrorism 'crack down' after Enniskillen bombing (Jan 1): The Irish Times
Éamon Phoenix

NI state papers – The pros and cons of training soldiers in Northern Ireland (Jan 1): BBC
Éamon Phoenix

Community reactions to 1988 killings charted by NIO (Jan 1): Irish News

Declassified files – 'Disturbing' level of UVF drug dealing: The News Letter

Declassified files – Names of Catholic BBC staff read out at UUP conference: The News Letter
Sam McBride

The IRA bombing of two ships led to an Irish/British dispute over territorial waters:
Rónán Duffy

Border criminals should be tagged, says head of Louth IFA: The Irish Times
Elaine Keogh

Top NI atheist figure – McConnell should not be facing court: The News Letter

Labour's controversial poster has echoes of similar backfiring political moves around the world: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Labour attack ad is 'not homophobic' say LBGT groups: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Labour defends Adams and Martin newlywed advert: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

'What's it really like being Gerry Adams' son? Politics is the last thing on my mind': Belfast Telegraph
John Campbell

Radicalised Brits may return via NW border: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

God Save the Queen may be ditched for Euro 2016: RTE

Northern Ireland and Republic football reception 'may spark massive loyalist protest': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Could we see more Jack Grealish-type sagas for Ireland in 2016?:
Paul Fennessy

Sunday, January 3

There were 16 national security attacks in 2015: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Provo diesel pollution wiping out salmon: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

2016 shaping up to be a good year for politics (Jan 2): Irish News
Alex Kane

2016 might be the year to move on from the Good Friday Agreement: Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

Drones have been used 13 times in last 2 years: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Whitecross – 'My brother found the lads dead. He didn't speak for a year afterwards': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Who got most from Hume's talks with Adams?: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Anglo-Irish relations seen as 'a nuisance' by British officials: The Irish Times
Éamon Phoenix

Poppy Day Enniskillen bomb prompted special summit (Dec 31): Irish News

State Papers – 'What would you do if Dundalk were bombed?' (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Declassified files – Thatcher wrote personal note to Bloomfield after bombs (Dec 31): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Charles Haughey 'distrusted' Department of Foreign Affairs (Dec 31): The Irish Times
Éamon Phoenix

Proclamation sits uncomfortably in modern Ireland (Jan 2): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

State Papers – INLA described by Catholic priests as 'bunch of lunatics' (Dec 31): The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Ian Paisley rebuked for describing Bishop Daly as 'black Pope' (Dec 31): The Irish Times

Declassified files – RAF flight ended up in Mullingar: The News Letter
Sam McBride

John Hume's single transferable speech (Dec 30): The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Irish declassified files – McGrady branded Needham 'sly, devious and unionist-minded' (Dec 30): The News Letter

Ireland prepares to mark Easter Rising centenary amid fears old tensions may resurface: The Observer
Henry McDonald

McConnell warns of 'uprising' if Islam sermon leads to jail term: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Fine Gael worried that FF and SF will control Seanad: Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

Labour plots 'gay' attack ad on Martin and Adams: Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan and Ronald Quinlan

Brexit – a referendum on Ireland's future (Jan 2): The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Bilingual status on its way for Galway city in 2016: Galway Advertiser

Beware gesture politics that divide Scotland (Jan 1): The Scotsman
Brian Wilson

British patriotism is a loyalty rooted in democratic heritage: Sunday Telegraph

Schools must teach that Britain is 'mainly Christian' and need not cover atheism, says Nicky Morgan (Dec 28): The Independent
Jess Staufenberg

Saturday, January 2

Government may invite Prince Charles to 1916 event: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Arlene Foster – We will mark Easter Rising and its role in North: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Over 100 extra gardaí for 'Riot Squad' ahead of 1916 events: Irish Independent
Robin Schiller

Good culture has the power to overcome bad politics: The Irish Times
Andy Pollak

Rhetoric suggests DUP and Sinn Fein plan to move closer in 2016: The News Letter
Sam McBride

'Graceless valedictory interview' a northern tradition: Irish News
Newton Emerson

NI21 leader Basil McCrea vows 'I'm here for the long term' after week of further turmoil within party: Belfast Telegraph

Electoral Office facing major cuts – Lord Empey: The News Letter

Top loyalist remanded into custody over pistol find: UTV
Paul Higgins

Cost of probe into garda shooting of IRA man is double original estimate: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Sinn Fein challenged to come clean and admit IRA was responsible for Kingsmill massacre: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Fortieth anniversary of Kingsmills massacre, the 'Protestant Bloody Sunday': The News Letter

Kingsmill massacre – 'They didn't die in the first round of fire. I still hear them screaming in fear and agony': Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners:
Rónán Duffy

Declassified files – Trimble's 'weak arguments' for independent Northern Ireland: The News Letter

Declassified files – SDLP moderate's 'intemperate tirade' at NIO man: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Peter Robinson on shortlist for Tipperary International Peace Award: The Irish Times

Minister rejects proposal to help border area: Tyrone Times

Plural offering in Irish schools needed – Archbishop of Armagh: RTE

Kate Hoey – 'Most of my friends don't like politicians. Except me': The Guardian
Emine Saner

1916 celebrations must encompass all definitions of Irish freedom: The Irish Times
Diarmaid Ferriter

Do not glorify 'tragic' past in Centenary events, says Martin: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

In 2016, We Need An Australian As Our Head Of State: New Matilda
Lindsay Foyle

Demirtaş is no Gerry Adams of Sinn Fein: Hurriyet Daily News
Taha Akyol

Friday, January 1

Arlene Foster to forge new Northern Ireland with education revolution: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander

Fresh Start for North in 2016 looks predictable: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Northern Ireland parties need a bold new vision: Belfast Telegraph
Graham Spencer

Basil McCrea releases bizarre videos on future of his crisis-hit party: Belfast Telegraph
Erinn Kerr

McCrea – NI21 to stand 'as an idea': The News Letter

NI21 – Just when did things start going wrong?: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

'Sense of betrayal still lingers for Paisley family' Baroness reveals: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Martin McGuinness was 'emotional' over Ian Paisley's coffin, reveals widow: Belfast Telegraph

TUV councillor may reconsider Dungiven sports complex vote: Irish News
John Monaghan

The close Robinson-Long result proved NI has a huge moderate pro-Union vote: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Jokes are thin on the ground as Jim faces squeeze (Nov 30): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Mum slams 'sick' loyalist Facebook page for post on daughter's suicide: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Victims group congratulates James Nesbitt on OBE: UTV
Louise Convery

Ex-soldiers furious over MoD's Ballymuprhy 'witch hunt' letters: Belfast Telegraph
Erinn Kerr

London must step in to ensure balance in how the past is depicted: The News Letter

NI state papers – SDLP 'cool' over John Hume and Gerry Adams talks: BBC
Éamon Phoenix

State Papers – Tortuous road to Anglo-Irish Agreement: The Irish Times
John Bowman

'Unstable' Joe Kennedy's 1988 challenge to British government: The Irish Times
Éamon Phoenix

Ronald Reagan's private reaction to Brighton bomb: Irish News

Declassified files – Paisley worked to get Dodds in as Lord Mayor (Dec 30): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern Bishops warn of 'nationalist alienation' (Dec 30): Irish News

Use of Irish language in messages to foreign leaders questioned by diplomat: Belfast Telegraph

Let's act on integrated education: Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Andrews

Former SDLP Belfast mayor and internee defends MBE award: Irish News
John Monaghan

Those who carp about Honours list need to get over themselves: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Centenary events must not glorify tragic past – church leaders: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Warning on 1916 'rewriting of history': The News Letter

Now it's Sinn Féin's turn for a stint on the bold step regarding election posters:
Cianan Brennan


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